Definitions For Misuse

noun

  • Improper or excessive use
  • The act of using something in an illegal, improper, or unfair way : incorrect use

verb

  • Change the inherent purpose or function of something
  • Apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
  • To use (something) incorrectly
  • To treat (someone) unfairly

Is Misuse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
10

The word Misuse is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Misuse in a Sentence

  • She's charged with misusing company funds.
  • A word that is frequently misused
  • No refunds will be offered on products damaged by misuse.
  • The warranty for this dryer is null and void if you subject the product to deliberate misuse

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